People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
A lie never lives to be old.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.